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PBS
Aug 13, 2013 4:00pm PDT
for you >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington. demonstrators gather outside an israeli prison where 26 palestinians are released just before peace talks are scheduled to start. former u.s. president bill clinton sits down with the bbc offering his view on america's struggle to feigned an alternative solution in syria. >> sometimes you are not going to win them all. >> doing nothing is better than something sometimes. >> sometimes. not always, but in this case i think yes. >> and a fireworks show brought to you by mother nature. many looked to the skies last night to see meteors flying across. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. tomorrow israeli and palestinian negotiators will meet in jerusalem to discuss peace for the first time in three years. the dialogue has been brokered by secretary of state john kerry, who insist the talks will go ahead, despite israel's announcement it is constructing new settlements. many israeli's object to the release of 26 prisoners, some in the p
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 2:30pm PDT
>> this is "bbc world news america." >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, and union bank. >> at union bank our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you are in, working for new captain. we offer sexe tees and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." reporting from washington. demonstrators gather outside an israeli prison where 26 palestinians are released just before peace talks are scheduled to start. former u.s. president bill clinton sits down with the bbc offering his view on america's struggle to feigned an alternative solution in syria. >> sometimes you are not going to win them all. >> doing nothing is better than something sometimes. >> sometimes. not always, but in this case i think yes. >> and a fireworks show brought to you by mother nature. many look
Comedy Central
Aug 12, 2013 11:00pm PDT
stewart who, due to a comical mixup, is currently hosting "the doily show" america's greatest satirical lace centerpiece program. (laughter) he is eviscerating that lace work and that's a direct copy quote. our guest tonight is senator rand paul, he's going to be with us. (cheers and applause) he's also where we begin tonight. what has senator paul been up to? >> senator rand paul of kentucky heads to iowa. >> he has planned to visit south carolina and nevada. >> tomorrow he headlines a g.o.p. dinner new hampshire. >> i know rand paul, i think he'll run in 2016. >> what stands between the paul dynasty and 2016? >> well, i'll tell you the first thing that stands between them, three (bleep)ing years! (laughter) that's over 50 new iphones from now. (laughter) why are we talking about this election? that brings us to yet another installment of "can't you at least wait until jon stewart comes back?" (laughter) seriously! this is my last week doing this! it's not just that the media is already ramping up their 2016 coverage, it's this some of them are already trying to wind it down. >> i pred
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
wufpblet yet america's indigent defense systems continue to exist in a state of crisis and the promise of gideon is not being met. [applause] to address this crisis, congress must not only end the forced budget cuts that have decimated public defenders nationwide, they must expand existing indigent defense programs, provide access to council for more juvenile defendants, and increase funding for federal public defender offices. [applause] and every legal professional must answer the a.b.a.'s call to contribute to this cause through pro bono service and help realize the promise of equal justice for all. [applause] as we come together this morning, this same promise must lead us all to acknowledge that although incarceration that is has a significant role to play in our justice system, widespread incarceration at the federal, state, and local levels is both ineffective and unsustainable. it imposes a significant economic burden, totaling $80 billion in 2010 alone, and it comes human and moral costs that are impossible to calculate. as a nation, we are goled coldly efficient in our incarc
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
've heard this kind of talk before. but america is a different country. voters are rejecting 40 years of gop scare tactics. voters are supporting the obama administration's move to end severe mandatory sentences for low-level nonviolent drug offenders. of course, over at fox, they don't get it. >> they're not pot smokers. they're not pill poppers. >> wait a second. 50%. but the thing, what if the kid has a drug problem? >> then you get the kid to rehab or lock him in the basement or do what you have to do. that's what parents do. >> who thinks that one of these elderly people who have been in prison for a mandatory minimum sentence, that they're going to get out and they're not going to be on public assistance? of course they are. >> so we should keep people in prison to keep them off public aid? we should just lock up people with drug problems. this kind of demonizing and fearmongering is really nothing new for the right. it goes all the way back to president richard nixon. >> america's public enemy number one in the united states is drug abuse. in order to fight and defeat this enemy, it i
FOX
Aug 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT
are the featured speakers at an immigration ceremony in oakland. >> i'm glad i live in america. >> that's justin tye of olinda elementary school in richmond. he's the first-place winner of the celebrate america creative writing contest. the others are runners-up and read their essays for the swearing in of 1200 new citizens. >> in america, i have a right to get a good education. >> we will accept you for who you are, you can come from here or near afar. >> here i am the land of the free, the land of peace and opportunity. >> also at today's ceremony, dennis wu has been singing at citizenship ceremonies since he was 5. former mayor gavin newsom set aside february 22nd 2008 as dennis wu day. >> reporter: we're live in hayward where city workers are on strike. we'll tell you why they are so fired up and how an earlier confrontation turned nasty. >>> starting to feel like summer again. rosemary orozco will be here to tell you how long this had will last. >>> and ordered to return trophies. the charges of cheating in the america's cup. >>> the father of a 12-year- oldby accused of killing his 8- year
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 8:00pm EDT
is this year her share of the federal debt is $54,000. every man, woman, and child in america owes a piece of that debt. now what congress has not figured out how to do is balance the budget. i think the essence of this program, and we talk about this money coming in, and 90% forever , the question is, who is paying for it? we borrow all this money from china. china has a billion people in the navy. we have to pay them back one day. that is what the essence of the discussion is. it boils down to, i'm not trying to judge what i'm telling you, but i think the essence here of what they are talking about is what is the proper of role of government and what is the proper role of the taxpayers and how much more of this should be taxed, paid for, and how much should be spent. that's really what this is caught up in. it's not about congress' benefits. ot this time anyway. >> one of the things when we passed obama care, we made some changes in medicare. i think everybody in here remembers $716, the number of billions of dollars. when the dust settles, the congressional research service estimates th
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
to new york and good morning america. lynette charles is is standing by as we continued and you have stressed we may not be out of the woods for the day. >> so we have the round this morning and we have not had the cold front move through. once that slides through a little later we can see another round of the clashing of the air masses possibly more severe weather. >> all right. as you can find out the latest on this going to abc2news.com and bc2an and twitter and storm shield app and take advantage and we will stay on the story throughout the course of the day bringing outmost accurate information that we know now to new york be safe out there. jon karl from the white house. >> reporter: a clear sign she has not retired from politics. hillary clinton gave her first major policy speech since stepping down as secretary of state. and made it clear there's much more to come. she's back. in a speech before the american bar association, hillary clinton announced she plans to give a series of big policy speeches in the coming months. monday night, she addressed voting rights and racial di
Comedy Central
Aug 12, 2013 11:30pm PDT
, from 1933 to 18955 princeton held the honor of being the only town in america where you could say "way to go, einstein" and have an old man say "dang a shane." (laughter) now, the 12th is also home to supreme court justice antonin scalia, meaning that clarence thomas insists he's from there, too. if you're in the 12th don't miss a night out with the minor league trenton thunder. they're always doing something new like the april 30 organ donation awareness night which, coincidentally, was also dollar hot dog night. (cheers and applause) and who has the jersey boys to represent such districts? why, none other than democratic congressman and physicist rush holt. i sat down with representative holt in chairs. congressman, thank you so much for talking to me today. >> good to be with you, stephen. >> stephen: tell me about the fighting 12th. >> it has ethnicities more diverse than you can imagine. you go into a public school in anywhere in that part of the state and you'll find maybe 25 different languages spoken at home. >> stephen: you're the congressman for new jersey's 12th but you are
Current
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
praised essential new book "collision 2012", obama versus romney and the future of elections in america. he joins us now from washington, d.c. dan, what a pleasure. thank you so much for being here on "viewpoint." >> john, thank you. >> john: congratulations to all of the acclaim your book has received. as you know, this weekend in iowa, both santorum and cruz criticized the romney campaign for its use of the catchphrase "you did build that." their argument it was another instance of him cozying up to the rich republicans. was that mitt romney's core problem as you see it? >> well, it was certainly a problem, john, in this respect. governor romney and president obama look at the economy from two totally different perspectives. their life experiences push them in different directions. when governor romney talked about the economy, he often talked about it from the perspective of job creators, whether small business people or larger business owners. he did not talk about the economy in terms of the working people. the people who were working in those factories or in the small businesses.
Comedy Central
Aug 12, 2013 6:55pm PDT
: so after five years what surprises you most about walt? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> stephen: welcome back to america's got talent. tonight 12 acts are leaving everything they've got out here. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ what is this i'm feeling? ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: woooo! yes, sir. is everybody happy? (audience booing) >> stephen: we'll be right back. [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: thanks so much. thank you. thanks, everybody. please, we've got to... folks, welcome back to the colbchella '01, the song of the century of the year of the summer or whatever. i don't know. thank you for joining me for the end of my career. brought to you by hyundai. [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: i never thought it would end like this. i never... i didn't. i didn't think it would end like this. i always imagined i'd be crushed under a collapsing pile of emmys. what am i going to do? the only thing that can possibly save me now is some global pop sensation who can perform a mega hit considered by many to be the song of the summer and who just happen to be in my audience right now. >>
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2013 8:30pm EDT
of significant actions to recalibrate america's federal criminal justice system. we will start by fundamentally rethinking that the notion of mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related crimes. [applause] this is regardless of the -- in a particular case reduce the discretion available to prosecutors, judges, and juries. because they oftentimes generate unfairly long sentences. they breed disrespect for the system. when applied indiscriminately they do not apply public safety. let be honest, some of the enforcement priority we set have had a destabilizing effect on particular communities. largely poor and of color. and applied inappropriately they are ultimately counter productive. this is why i have to today mandated a modification of the justice department charging policy and certain low-level nonviolent drug offenders who have ties to large scale gang or cartel will not -- [applause] they now will be charged with offenses for which accompanying sentences are better suited to their individual conduct rather than excessive prison terms more appropriate for violent criminals or drug kingpin by
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 12:00am EDT
, but john tyler's views were consistent. letitia was different. >> here is 1840 view of america through the senses. the population reached 17 million in 26 states. we consistently see 30%. slaves #2.5 million, which is almost 15% of the population, and new orleans joins the list of the largest cities in the united states. we heard about the tylers and their attitude toward slavery. give us an indication of what was happening in 1840. >> this is a tremendous time of sexual tension. we like to think the country is divided regionally, that everyone in the north is anti slavery and everyone in the south is proslavery. it is not that simple. people in the north benefited from slavery and the slave trade until it was ended. they now move into a different economic arena. they no longer need slavery, and slippery as a threat to them because of the free labor system in the north, and the kinds of the economy that is needed to preserve institutions in the north are different from in the north are different from those in the south, so what is happening in congress is both groups want to control le
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
this morning. >>> good morning, america. breaking this morning, funnel clouds reported right now over maryland. heavy rains over the west. two dead, so many running from the raging waters. 16 states in the flood zone right now. >>> and overnight, a shocking fall. a major league baseball game. a fan plunging 65 feet from the upper deck, right in front of horrified spectators. why does this keep happening? and what can be done to prevent it? >>> guardian angel revealed. the woman saved in the nick of time after her terrible accident on the highway finally meets the man who came out of nowhere to rescue her. wait until you hear what she said to him. >>> into the abyss. the fearless female daredevils defying gravity more than 3,000 feet in the air. why they say doing this is safe. the mind-blowing moves going viral this morning. >>> and good morning, america. robin and sam are off today. and it's shaping up to be a very busy tuesday. so much to get to. including the father of 16-year-old hannah anderson. he is now speaking out for the first time since hannah's kidnapping. what an ord
WHUT
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
to the justice system have been put in place. intended to drastically reduce america's bulging prison population. averell prosecutors have been told to stop handing out mandatory prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders. the move could save the u.s. billions of dollars a year, as jane little reports from washington. >> america's prisons are overflowing. are in california, gyms turned into dormitories as the prison system struggles to cope. the numbers are striking. almost 1% of the adult population in the u.s. is in prison, and close to half of all inmates are serving time for drug-related offenses. taxpayerit cost the $80 billion. it is a legacy of the five decades long war on drugs, which enforced mandatory minimum sentences for even low level drug crimes. the attorney wants to change that. >> a vicious cycle of poverty, criminality, and incarceration traps too many americans and weakens too many communities. of our criminal justice system may exacerbate these problems rather than alleviate them. >> the prison population is disproportionately black and hispanic. the attorney dale general
NBC
Aug 12, 2013 11:00pm EDT
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MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am PDT
are we talking about? we cannot possibly be talking about the united states of america, who have come there history where we've deprived african-americans and others from voting across the globe for preventing folks, yes it seems to me what we're trying to do is take away the right to vote or make it difficult for people to vote. clearly it seems that north carolina is starting it, because north carolina now is in play, as evidenced by the last few president atelection. individuals are trying to systematically eliminate individuals from having the ability to vote. we should be talking about more freedom to vote, having more voter participation, as opposed to less. perhaps more specifically, recently instruct down that central element of the voting rights act, which means it's up to you guys, up to congress to update this law. is any progress being made? are you optimistic that it will be made? >> i know there's problem being made i think what the supreme court did is it just said we have to look at a new try tieria that were affected by the votinging rights act, now you it look at the
LINKTV
Aug 13, 2013 5:30am PDT
to the u.s. and james "whitey" bulger, one of america's most notorious underworld bosses, who has been convicted of nearly one dozen murders, racketeering and conspiracy. he terrorized an irish catholic neighborhood in boston as a leader of the winter hill gang. 16ugitive on the run for years, his story even inspired hollywood. 10 mosts on the fbi's wanted list for 16 years. james "whitey" bulger terrorize and irish cap but the motherhood in boston -- irish-catholic andhborhood in the 1970's 1980's. he would pull teeth from victims so that they could not be identified. onh murder and racketeering his rap sheet, even james bulger new the trial was a foregone conclusion. >> he knew as soon as he was arrested he would die behind the walls of a prison or on a gurney getting injected with a chemical -- chemical that would kill him. xp went on the run in 1994. he was captured in 2011 living with his girlfriend. >> what does this have to do with me? >> he was said to be the motivation for a gangster played by jack nicholson. gang was left to his own devices by corrupt agents. >> 31 years afte
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 12:35am PDT
here, america. "nightline" is back in just 60 seconds. >>> thanks for being with us tonight. and let's be honest. unless you are a genetic freak or a cyborg created in the labs of dolce & gabbana dropping a couple of dress sizes in a month is going to hurt. now, traditionally that pain comes at the gym or on a liposuction table or under a whalebone corset. but now there is a new way to wince your way into a size 4. tongue surgery that uses pain to erase all joy of eating. it's called the tongue patch diet. if you think i'm making it up just to scare you, here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: meet marlene beltran and lisandra lanusa. two women about to start one of the most extreme weight loss plans yet. the tongue patch diet. plastic mesh known for hernia repair is sewn onto the tongue making eating solid food painful if not impossible. >> this is our patch. there it is. we put it right into the portion of her tongue. >> reporter: it's a kind of aversion therapy, pioneered in the u.s. by cosmetic surgeon dr. nicholas shegay. he introduced the procedure four years ago after first se
CBS
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
? >> every police department in america does it. the challenge is to do it constitutionally. >> why police in oakland are paying very close attention to a federal court ruling in new york. >> we heard some shaking and some running and down the hall and next thing i know, people are yelling get out, get out. >> vacationing families forced out of bed as a sinkhole swallows their resort. >> first time in a long time our temperatures are not sinking. they are actually going back up. we hit the 80s today in places like alamo and sunnyvale, suisun city at 82. still chilly at the coast. find out how much longer temperatures will continue to rise in myself day forecast coming up. >>> and get ready to fork over more green for your green. why east coasters are rating california's salad bowl. ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 v
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT
two terms as president of the young democrats of america. with rod at the helm, the group helped burn for lgbt rights and made major progress toward marriage equality. last week was time for rod to clear up some unfinished business of his own by coming out in a poignant letter to his fellow young democrats. certainly grab our attention, so we wanted to grab a few minutes with rod in the guest spot. rod, thank you so much for joining us. it's great to see you. to start with, congratulations. >> thanks so much, krystal. appreciate you having me on the show. >> of course. in your letter that you sent out to your fellow young dems, you said, i'm a christian, an american, a west virginian, a young democrat, a rural advocate, a singer/song writer, a brother, a son, a grandson, a nephew, uncle, and a gay man. you belong to a lot of different communities. how are all of those different communities reacting to your news that you are a gay man? >> the response has been overwhelmingly positive. i actually have been very moved in the last week. hundreds and hundred of messages from people i've ne
SFGTV2
Aug 13, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in politics for so many ways, doing work around central america, supporting people in central america against u.s. imperialism, their right to live, self determination. i did a lot of work on that on campus when i was in college. a bit of work on apartheid when i was in college as well. >> i never got involved in supporting a candidate. i never thought a candidate was someone that i would support. then when tom ammiano ran against willie brown, i got inspired. i thought, someone with integrity and honesty, if they can run for mayor, maybe i can be somebody who represents what is true about our people. that is what inspired me to run and be a candidate. one thing this year that i really tackling, and i expect to for a long time, looking at me and how it operates in my district. san francisco, we talk about it being a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot if transit is not very well thought out in places away from downtown. my district is where we need to create better options. all the way down to randall street, there is no accessible boarding areas for the church. there is a woman th
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 12:35am EDT
years ago after first seeing it done in latin america. >> it doesn't fit me anymore. >> reporter: lisandra lanusa, 27 years old and married. and 20-year-old marlene beltran. each hope to drop 20 pounds in 30 days. you heard that right. 20 pounds in one month. and they're ready to take desperate and extreme measures to make it happen fast. >> in a month's time i will be going to hawaii. i'll be wearing this bikini. and hopefully, i'll be looking great. >> reporter: when it comes to food, lisandra can't help herself. >> i love eating everything. american food, korean. >> reporter: and neither can marlene. >> i have a sweet tooth. like in the middle of the night i'll be like oh, i want a brownie or i want ice cream. >> reporter: she wants to look like she did back when she was 16. and with that new rock hard body she's hoping to catch a man. >> this time i'm just really motivated because i am almost 21 and i do have plans. i want to look my best and feel good. >> reporter: and anxious to turn her tongue into a tormenting deterrent to dinner. >> reporter: what does it feel like is pr
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in brazil. >> let me make it clear, the policy of the united states of america with respect to all settlements is that they are illegitimate. and we oppose settlements taking place at any time, not just the time of the... of the peace process. >> reporter: in a separate move, israel carried out a promise that led to the peace negotiations by releasing 26 palestinian prisoners. buses left a prison in central israel after nightfall. the inmates had been held on charges ranging from rock- throwing to deadly bombings. the israeli military shot down a rocket launched at a resort town near the egyptian border today. the attack targeted eilat on the red sea. officials said it's the first time israel's iron dome defense system had intercepted a rocket there. militants based in egypt's sinai peninsula claimed responsibility for the attack. another apparent u.s. drone strike in yemen killed two more militants late monday. it brings to 37 the number believed killed in the last two weeks amid warnings al qaeda in the arabian peninsula was planning attacks in the region. the group is considered
CNN
Aug 13, 2013 2:00am PDT
effect as deen was dropped from deal to lucrative deal. >> if you are wrongly sued in america, your best recourse is to lick your wounds and move on. >> our thanks to michaela for that report. this isn't the end of her legal troubles. she faces claims of sexual harassment and abusive treatment from the same lawsuit. >>> coming up, you need an id to buy liquor and cigarettes. how about that nail polish remover? why one drugstore chain is cracking down. >>> jellyfish invasion. why swimmers are being very, very careful. >> that hurts. >> it does. watch out there. with the spark miles card from capital one, bjorn earns unlimited rewards for his small business. take these bags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjorn's small business earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] just put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? ahh, oh! [ garth ] great businesses deserve unlimited rewards. here's your wake up call. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one and earn unlimited rewards. choose double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 1:00am PDT
that the power structure in america doesn't want to help solve the dissolution of the traditional family which is the root, the root from which violence and personal failure grows. the teenager is another vivid example of that truth. that's the memo. now for the top story tonight. reaction from both the left and the right. up next is bernie goldberg who joins from you north carolina. and you say? >> i say that i agree with your analysis i would add one word to the conversation. tolerance which is a important word in the vocabulary. what distinguishes from conservatives who are intoll remember atlanta. as liberals became more and more tolerant of all the right things, like actual rights for everybody. they became indiscriminately tolerant. so by their silence they became tolerant of 15-year-old girls having babies. by their silence they became tolerant of boys and young men who abandon their children. they even became tolerant of violence in inner cities -- inner city neighborhoods of big cities by either down playing or flat out ignoring the violence in the the media are also tolerant because
NBC
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
is america's money. >> good morning, topping america's money, the price at the much just keeping on dropping. gas prices have slipped 7-cents in one week, now down to $3.56 a gallon. isle refineries have been keeping output high. will apple take a bite out of blackberry? potential buyers may be rival apple or google if only to get their hands on that technology. and facebook c.o.o. is getting her hands on a huge chunk of cash. she sold a 5% block of her facebook staff. said to be worth $400 million. and move other james patterson, james has knocked them off the highest paid list. even bypassing other literary giants like danielle steel and steven king that's america's money. >> "i'm terry mcauliffe, candidate for governor, and i sponsored this ad." it's been called "cuccinelli's witch hunt" "designed to intimidate and suppress" ken cuccinelli used taxpayer funds to investigate a uva professor whose research on climate chge cuccinelli opposed. cuccinelli, a climate change denier, forced the university to spend over half a million dollars defending itself against it's own attorney general. ken
WHUT
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
in america. >> yeah. they were looking for someone and i think ricky gervais. >> rose: that's what i heard. >> i think jon had asked him when they were promoting the book in london if they knew of anyone. i had never met him at that point. but he knew. kind of stuff i was writing so it all happened very quickly after that. i came over here. and. >> rose: did a piece or stand-up. >> i did a piece, ilanned a sunday night and i was on the show monday. yeah, and i had never been to america before. >> rose: first time you had ever been to america. >> yeah is so it was-- it moved fast, to the point that my stuff is still in storeage in london, that's how fast moves. so there is a time capsule of my previous life in south london. >> rose: what were you doing in london. >> i was doing staun, i was writing comedy for various tv shows and watching the daily show because i loved that was for me the high standard of satire and political comedy on television. that is what i wanted to do in england. and it was very difficult. and i was not, my intention was not to join the thing i loved. >> rose: what i
CNBC
Aug 13, 2013 2:00pm EDT
revolution and chairman of start-up america but before we talk to you about everything going on here at this south to southwest video conference we have to ask you about the company you founded. a lot of headlines recently about aol and ceo tim armstrong reportedly firing an employee on a conference call that was recorded. what do you make of that? >> disappointed to hear that but tim's done a good job of stabilizing the company and sorry to hear about that particular incident and hopefully that's a bump in the road and they will continue to build aol. >> do you think that will help impact his reputation down the line? >> probably a bad day, but we all have our bad days. >> have you talked to him since then. >> i've not talked to him. >> well, moving along to this conference south by southwest v 2 v, growing focus on building communities like las vegas. does las vegas have a chance? >> we started start-up america two years ago and said we need to inspire the country to support entrepreneurs at a regional level and we're part of the startup weekend level and there's actually a lot of
Comedy Central
Aug 12, 2013 7:25pm PDT
in for jon stewart who is scourge competing to be america's next top model. oh, no, they voted him out! they voted him-- don't listen to them, jon. you're beautiful on the inside! and there is no shame being more catalog than editorial. that's a fact. my guest tonight the writer, director, and staffer a very funny new movie "in a world" lake bell will be here. very good, very good. but we begin tonight with breaking news. >> the big chill between the u.s. and russia may be heading for the deep freeze. president obama has officially canceled his one-on-one meeting with vladimir putin. >> john: canceled? wow, that's a big diplomatic slap in the face, a dip move, if you will. ( laughter ) although if the president really wanted to hurt putin he would have said he was coming and just stood him up. trust me, that hurts a lot more. or if you wanted to be more passive aggressive the president could have said let's meet somewhere that's not technically in russia like, i don't know, moscow airport. ( cheers and applause ) look, we all know-- we all know why this meeting was canceled, right. >>
FOX News
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am PDT
. america live starts right now. >> starting with the fox news alert. a big opening blast on what is described as the potential coming war over who gets to vote. welcome everybody to america live and so there are debates breaking out over how our elections should be held and what rules will be in place when it comes to voting. the issue erupted after the supreme court went down and that gave a bit more power to set their own rules on these things and that ruling sparked protest and drew sharp criticism from the justice department and former secretary of state addressed the issue at an event that many will be a 2016 presidential run for her. >> we have seen a sweeping effort in our country to obstruct new obstacles to voting. under cover and addressing election fraud. in 2013, so far, more than 80 bills restricting voting rights are introduced in 31 states. not every obstacle is to race. but those who say racial is not a problem in the election must not be paying attention. >> that is from hillary clinton. >> our host of power play. chris. chris, is this the makings of a battle tha
KBCW
Aug 12, 2013 10:00pm PDT
with larry ellison tomorrow on cbs this morning on kpix5 starting at 7:00 a.m. >>> the america's cup international jury is investigating ellison's or call team u.s.a. for illegal modifications to its boats during america's cup exhibition races. oracle has withdrawn from the event and ordered to return the trophies it won. the team's ceo admitted that some team members made modifications to three ac45 boats. they did them without the knowledge of skippers or management. it came to light during an internal investigation. >> a northern california man is embarrassed and sorry for flinging fruit on the field near the end of yesterday's giants game. 42-year-old, alexander tells the mercury news he grabbed a banana from a catering cart and threw it out of disgust for the giants losing. it ended up near baltimore, orioles center fielder, adam jones who just hit this three- run homer minutes earlier. it became a big deal because jones tweeted he believed the act was racially motivated. >>> jones said quote, i want to thank whatever blank threw that banana toward my direction in center field
ABC
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
their process there's is no reason we cannot do the same near america. >> would you think of the speech? >> i thought it was terrific. >> it's important to bring important madders to us. and voting rights become an important issue. >> her international per suspect jiff valuable. she's watched democrat says around the world. people look to us as an example. unfortunately in many cases, people have greater rights to go out and vote than we could, here. series of speeches she says she plans to give. someone called this a slow flirtation with the president six she's not announced her candidacy but people who listen to everything hillary clinton has to say wonder about her presidential ambitions. we'll talk to people on both sides of the aisle coming up at 6:00. >> attorney general holder spoke to the american bar association announcing a major shift in the way prosecutors will targ yitd many low-level drug offenders today. many state and federal laws require long prison sentences for people conviktd of certain crimes. >> wide spread incarceration is ineffective and unsustainable imposes an econom
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 4:30am PDT
friend for an east bay woman. first america's money report. >> good morning. the price the at pump keeps on dropping. gas prices have slipped seven cents in a week and down to $3.56. oil refineries have kept output high but do not expect prices to go much lower. will apple take a bite out of the blackberry putting itself up for sale after sales of the new phones fell flat. potential buyers could the apple or google. james patterson is knocked off the highest paid author's risk with "50 >> covering san rafael, south bay, pleasanton and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> atlanta police are trying to decide how a fan at a baseball game fell 65' from a stadium platform and landed in a parking lot and died at the hospital. the game was delayed for two hours for rain and this is the second time a fan has died at the ballpark. a spectator died in 2008 after falling 150' from an upper deck concourse. >> a frightening scene in china when a woman slipped from the window ledge of a four story building and her boyfriend was able to hold on to her but he was dragged out of the window in the proc
SFGTV
Aug 12, 2013 5:30pm PDT
has more than 11 stores, anywhere in the world, but in america, they are not subject to the control, because they are not eleven stores in america. >> that is correct. >> the proposal now is to include if they have more than 11 internationally. >> the proposal now, i think that you are referring to only applies in the haze goff district and that would include international. >> right. >> so, i guess my question is which was directed to the haze valley for now in case this becomes a bigger power and more spread out and the implication is that if you have no presence in the haze valley and even say that you did not scr a presence in the us and you decided that you wanted to establish a presence in the u.s. and by chance identified haze goff has the area where you wanted to put in the first branch in and you did not have any of them anywhere in the u.s. and you have more than 11 in the world you would be barred from putting one in the valley under the this proposal. do i understand that correctly? >> that is correct. >> that is the proposal, and that proposal was triggered by the ruger
SFGTV2
Aug 13, 2013 4:30am PDT
system in america that we earned last year and we want to continue earning for the rest of america and keep putting forth those models for the rest of the country to see so that my friends, be they the mayor of new york or the mayor of chicago can envy us on the eve of my going to the white house to receive, with the giants, the 2012 world series championship, recognition that we continue to also receive the world class recognition they would have for our park system. this is what it means. but it also means that challenges that were signalled literally just a few months ago when this park was established. how do you maintain a gift? how do you look the gift horse in the mouth and say, well, we can't accept it because we can't maintain it, for them to come up with one of the most innovative models for the rest of the country to follow is an important part of this everlasting gift. because not only do we receive this half acre with great appreciation, but we will take care of it with our other partners for years and years to come as part of the system, maintain it as well as to rece
Univision
Aug 12, 2013 11:00pm EDT
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FOX Business
Aug 12, 2013 8:00pm EDT
, it is not happening. >> i will give america's round of applause. have you done better than everyone else in the world getting through financial crisis. take my home country of the u.k. >> i had no idea you were british. >> we have the gq boys in charge as you call them. we did too much too soon, key we have anemic growth, the chief of imf said you have not done well. this year they will be lower -- >> still adding to the debt? >> yes, but are leading the way and world in the recovery. you don't want to be a brit, you to be in america. neil: what do you think, we get it, and greece, whatever its turn around is not us. >> i'm not sure we get it in america. after 2008 we "saw 4" years of a trillion dollar plus deficit, just because it half that now it is too high, but back to greece, i don't think that greece is a country we should be following in terms of fiscal paths. if you look at it, the unemployment rate there is over 25 percent, 2 -- two-thirds ofl youth cannot find a job, but they have to listen to foreign creditors telling them how to run their country, they waited too long. @%il: lizzy, what
FOX Business
Aug 12, 2013 10:00pm EDT
america's prison almost half doing time for drug and drug-related offenses, now more than 1/2 years since he took office president obama decidedime it right to reduce mandatory minimal sentences, james rosen with our report. >> we in federal government can become smarter and tougher on crime. >> to thosens attorney general ericolder announced new guidelines for federal attorneys to follo low level nonviolent drug offensers, individuals with no ties to gangs, kin syndicater cartels. >> they do not serve public safety, they let's be honest, some of the enforcement priorities we've set had a destable rising effect on particular community, largely poor and of color. >> reporter: federal statistic show while american population grown by 33% since 1980, u. prison population has grown by almost 800%, and african-americans make up 12% of u.s. population, they comprise nearly 39% of all federal and state prison inmates. holder cited come saying, in directing jusce department to consider early release for elderly inmates who are non-violent and have unevent fully served significant portions of thei
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2013 9:00am PDT
america of everything. if you come an cross and say it's all right, i absolve you completely, we don't have to ever taupe about jim crow, it's all good. >> i'm proof it's over. >> just look at me and i'm prove it's all good. that's the kind of african-american expected barack obama to be. when he starting to rick at tpr everything that everything is not right, that's when it becoming a problem. >> i would agree with him on this, that the more we talk about it, the more we acknowledge was going on, that there is -- that the -- it is incumbent on the next generation to help make us better, i think that's a powerful notion. to your point, joy, i think that could be sort of the balm for those who don't want to hear about it, that the future perhaps might be less racist than the america we see now. if we deal with it. that's the big if. i think a lot of people just don't have conversations, people just pretend things are okay, and when something like trayvon martin case happens or the stop-and-frisk case happens -- >>> the rodeo clown if anything good, he's once broke -- >> the movie "the
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 12:00am PDT
the first song was recorded in 1962, maybe 1961. at the voice of america radio station. this fellow heard me playing the guitar at a party and i said, i have to get you on tape. i have lots of stuff. it was a real to rio. there was nothing to do. year in high school, i would have been there back in tampa. that was all that i had. that recording, my style had emerged virtually whole. i was startled when i heard it four years later. appreciative are you that your style emerged whole? >> the chaos of my family and the moving that we did. that tape managed to survive. we were pretty chaotic. the second thing i am grateful for. i've played lead guitar and grateful somewhat. not wait to get electrified guitar. the music that you're making, could not wait. eric clapton, those boys. tavis: there was a point in time where you had written a couple songs the you were sure were not that good. i asked you to set your humility aside. what song was it, that you're that's-- you recall good? >> for what it's worth. i had finally gotten the band coming up and we were over the royal canyon. for aere having a f
LINKTV
Aug 13, 2013 8:00am PDT
is going on in society. itfar as america as a whole, shows the polarization of people of color in this country has how we argued. i think it needs to be recognized. >> stop and frisk is ruled unconstitutional. a federal judge says the city of new york had been deliberately indifferent to police officers illegally detaining black and latino residents on the streets over many years. we was beaten one of the plaintiffs and his attorneys. and then we talk to the owner of lavabit, edward snowden's e-mail provider. last week, the owner of lavabit is seriously shut down the company and said he did not want to become complicit in crimes against the american people. we will also speak to nick merrill, who is under a gag order for six years after receiving a national security letter. technician orhone systems provider, you have a lot of information that paints a picture of people's private lives and communications. i believe that comes with a great degree of responsibility. you are a steward of people's private matters. it seemed to me, it was a moral obligation i had to protect. all tha
NBC
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
by the america's cup this past weekend just before heading outside. chili pepper front man getting an up-close and personal look at the action. saturday he got a tour from oracle team usa, even getting a chance to suit up and check out their training drills. he said he loved it so much, he's going to be back next month for the finals. >>> as for the race, italy moves to the finals. they'll race against new zealand on saturday. the winner of that race takes on oracle for the top prize, the america's cup. >>> you might have heard about this. l.a. to san francisco in 30 minutes. take a look at that. the man behind tesla released the new details of his newest dream. hyper loop. do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> he gave us a clue a few weeks ago, and today he released the details. l.a. to san francisco in 30 minutes. is this for real? the next big thing from the founder of tesla and space x, now envisions people traveling in aluminum pods enclosed
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